Sandra Prendergast holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and is a longtime resident of Danbury. She is a recent graduate of the Parent Leadership Training Institute, a program established by the Connecticut Commission on Children, training parents to become advocates and leaders in their communities. Currently, she serves as a member of the design team. Prendergast has been a member of the Filipino American Association of Western Connecticut for the past sixteen years. She has been involved in publicity for Fairy Tale Theater, a summer theater for young people by young people under Musicals at Richter & the Richter Arts Association. Prendergast started her career working in public relations & marketing for a luxury group of hotels in Asia and was a contributor for a daily newspaper in Indonesia. She was employed in the risk management field for The Equitable Financial Group and was involved in health care recruitment for hospitals in New York City. She was the Administrative & Fundraising Director for Target Autism Genome, Inc. Prendergast produced an anti-bullying video for children and is passionate about social issues, education and the arts. She believes that parent leadership is crucial in raising children to become outstanding citizens in their communities, in order to inspire them to make a difference in society.
DANBURY, Conn. -- Fairy Tale Theater is proud to announce the opening of its 17th season Saturday with an original production of "Sleeping Beauty."
Every child will recognize his or her favorite characters in this classic tale, from the beautiful princess to the evil fairy to Prince Charming, and will delight in the adventures that lead them to their “happily ever after.”
DANBURY, Conn. -- The Kiwanis & Key Clubs of Greater Danbury recently had their annual meeting at Chuck’s Steak House in Danbury.
The Key Clubs of Danbury, Brookfield, Bethel and Ridgefield introduced their officers, advisers and parents, according to a press release. The officers presented their service projects and upcoming events.
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DANBURY, Conn. – The Danbury High School Marching Band and other community residents joined together for the Memorial Day parade and ceremony on Monday.
The morning event began at Kennedy Park, with the route ending at Rogers Park.
Paragliders then descended onto the park’s baseball field.
The morning ended with a special ceremony at the Rose Memorial Garden in the park.
DANBURY, Conn. -- The Connecticut Tiare Polynesian Dance Troupe was one of the many groups that performed at the recent Chaski Fest held on the CityCenter Danbury Green.
The Chaski Fest was a multicultural dance and music event sponsored by the regional World Conscious PACT, a group devoted to celebrating the Earth through various methods: music, dance, yoga, capoeira, environmental ...
DANBURY, Conn. – The Filipino American Association of Western Connecticut recently held its annual spring cultural festival in Bethel.
The event, serving the Greater Danbury area, was held Saturday at Michael’s at the Grove.
Children and adults attended donning traditional costumes from the Philippines.
Participants celebrated Filipino heritage and traditions through dance and ...
DANBURY, Conn. – Danbury High School has inducted 54 students into its chapter of the National Honor Society.
The ceremony, held Monday, featured a performance of the "Star-Spangled Banner" by the school’s string orchestra and the Air Force JROTC Color Guard led the Pledge of Allegiance, according to a press release.
Thomas George, president of the school’s National Honor Society ...
DANBURY, Conn. – The 12th annual “Kiwanis for Kids” breakfast was held Friday at the Ethan Allen Inn in Danbury.
The Kiwanis Club of Danbury, the Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury and their Key Clubs organized the signature fundraising event.
It was also a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the first Kiwanis Club. Dinesh Rajagopalan, Kiwanis Club president, gave the ...
DANBURY, Conn. -- Danbury High School's Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program took home the "Best Project Team" award at the 2015 National Rube Goldberg Machine contest on Saturday, April 18.
The contest was hosted by STEM Forward at the Waukesha County Technical College in Peewaukee, Wis. High school teams from all over the country competed at the national event.
The Danbury ...
DANBURY, Conn. -- Danbury High School's Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program earned first place recently in a regional Rube Goldberg Machine Competition High School Challenge during the Lower Hudson Valley Engineering Expo in White Plains, N.Y.
The winning team was made up of six Danbury High School students: Tommy George, Steven Schwab, Sameena Shaffeullah, Anjali Pai, Alexandra ...